The Calgary Flames announce today they have assigned defenceman Alexander Yelesin from the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League.
Yelesin, a native of Yaroslavl, Russia was signed by the Flames on May 10, 2019 after spending the last two seasons in the KHL with the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv. He has a career 109 games in the KHL with eight goals and 11 assists for 19 points. The right-shot defenceman was named to the KHL All-Star game during the 2018-19 season. In his first season in North America, Yelesin has recorded four points in 29 games for the Stockton Heat.
ALEXANDER YELESIN - DEFENCE
BORN: Yaroslavl, RUS DATE: February 7, 1996
HEIGHT: 6'0" WEIGHT: 195 lbs.
ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on May 10, 2019